Faith

Life lessons from a broken laptop

We’ve all had a moment where something horrible happened, but in the end, we looked back on it and realized it had taught us some important things. I had just such an experience last month and I want to share my takeaways with you — maybe you can learn them without going through all the frustrations! The unthinkable happened to…

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Body image, Culture, Faith

The problem with the modesty conversation

A coworker recently showed me an article (well, one of those click-bait articles, anyway) on Facebook about a girl who was kicked out of prom because her dress and dance moved were considered too suggestive by the school staff. The provided picture, a bathroom mirror selfie, wasn’t very clear, but the dress appeared to be a strapless bodycon type of…

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Faith, Prayer, Relationships

How to pray for your boyfriend (and why you should)

As a regular consumer of Christian blogs, magazines, articles, books, and anything else you can name, I’ve come across tons of content designed to help women pray for their husbands. I think sometimes Christians, in their enthusiasm for lifelong commitments and maintaining purity, underemphasize how important a close dating relationship can be, and forget that the time to start developing…

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Evangelism, Faith, Relationships

What a Christian learned from living with an atheist

  As many of you may know from my bio, I was homeschooled all the way from kindergarten through graduating from high school. This was an awesome experience, and I really respect and appreciate my parents for being willing to make the financial and personal sacrifices to do that for my siblings and me. While I wouldn’t say that I…

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Bible study, Faith

How to study the Bible if you only have 15 minutes a day

I think most Christians, at least intellectually, want to study the Bible regularly and learn as much from it as they can. Generally, there are a few things that stand in the way of establishing good Bible study habits, but I’m here to share an approach that really worked for me getting started. Read on for my step-by-step instructions, and…

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